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Chat with Chicules: What They Couldn’t Teach You in Business School

Lisa Chicules

The purpose of Chat with Chicules is to help you understand what others could not, to share what they couldn’t teach you in business school, because you have to live it to get it. The intention of the show is to share insights and ideas to be successful in business today. Your show host, Lisa, will share the experiences she has unearthed in her journey to thrive in business. Lisa speaks with candor about what it really takes to be successful, challenges preconceived notions, and to inspire.
This is for people who would rather stand up and be noticed than sit down and be hidden.

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Chat with Chicules: What They Couldn’t Teach You in Business School
Mar 17, 2016 Lisa Chicules
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How can you unearth your leadership potential? Check out the Leadership Check List....How can you lead innovation and get people to say yes to your ideas; build high performing teams; understand your innate leadership style and build a plan so you can lead with your whole brain; lead and plan the implementation of change and how to build a culture free from fear so ideas can flourish. This season finale is about providing you with a snap shot of the ideas we have chatted about over the past few...
Leaders can spend a lot of time on developing a vision for their organization, a 5-year strategic plan, but have they spent the time thinking about how the organization can deliver on the vision or the plan? How different structures and lack of clarify around accountabilities and lateral relationships can get in the way of success. Organizational design and behaviour matters to leaders because it unlocks the potential of the organization and the leader to deliver their vision. Without this step...
Chat with Chicules: What They Couldn’t Teach You in Business School
Mar 3, 2016 Lisa Chicules
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Leaders: are they born or developed? What is your inherent leadership style? Is your leadership style pre-determined? How can you reach your full potential as a leader? In this episode we are going to chat about uncovering a leader’s inherent leadership style through assessment tools like: Myers Briggs, True Colours, Striving Styles, etc. And then take it one step further and discuss how a leader can leverage these insights to reach their full potential. Effective leadership not only requires...
Chat with Chicules: What They Couldn’t Teach You in Business School
Feb 25, 2016 Lisa Chicules
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In this two part series I am going to chat about Innovation: In Part 1: How do you deliver innovation in an organization and Part 2: How do you keep it alive. So in Part 1, I will ask: Can innovation truly flourish in an organization? Or does the: culture, structure, or definition of the current business model get in the way? I will chat about my own experience in delivering innovation in a risk adverse culture, in exploring different structures and what worked and what didn’t and why and how...
Chat with Chicules: What They Couldn’t Teach You in Business School
Feb 18, 2016 Lisa Chicules
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Today we are going to take leadership to the next level and chat about Theory U. How to impact not only the bottom line but also the triple bottom line. We are going to illuminate the leadership blind spot and provide tools to unlock the potential of your organization. Regardless of your business goals, Theory U goes one step beyond the traditional methods of strategic planning and management tools and begins to uncover a leader’s blind spot…the things you cannot see…and the untapped...
Chat with Chicules: What They Couldn’t Teach You in Business School
Feb 11, 2016 Lisa Chicules
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We have chatted about getting people to say yes to your ideas and keeping your ideas alive… but how? How do you ensure that the change you are leading will be effective? You have spent all this time on strategy, testing and evaluating your ideas, getting people to say yes, but have you thought about how to actually do it, implement it, lead a team and a company through change so that the final outcome is what you intended. That is what we are going to chat about in this episode. How do you...
Chat with Chicules: What They Couldn’t Teach You in Business School
Feb 4, 2016 Lisa Chicules
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This episode is about how to unlock the power of culture in organizations. How it can be an incredible enabler to innovation, business growth and employee engagement and retention. It can also be a barrier and mean the difference between success and failure. It is not easy to define and even more difficult to document. It is more of a feeling than a strategy. But do not underestimate its power. An organization’s ability to unlock the power of its own culture is critical to its long term...
Chat with Chicules: What They Couldn’t Teach You in Business School
Jan 28, 2016 Lisa Chicules
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How do you build high performing teams? How do you build trust? How can you become corporate athletes? This episode is about teams and what it takes to build them and lead them in today’s business world. This isn’t about authority, it is about influence. This is about the Law of Solid Ground. And understanding that trust is something you have to earn as a leader. And knowing when to train, perform, celebrate and rest to be a corporate athlete. And that it is a marathon not a sprint. I will...
Chat with Chicules: What They Couldn’t Teach You in Business School
Jan 21, 2016 Lisa Chicules
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Are you a jungle lion or a zoo lion? Do you anticipate change and carve your own path or are you hoping that things won’t change and waiting for people to show you the way? Last week we chatted about leadership through change and this week is about how you can prepare for change. Today’s business world is ever changing, growing and evolving. It is far from predictable, reliable or safe. And how you anticipate and adapt to change is critical to success. We will chat about these concepts and...
Chat with Chicules: What They Couldn’t Teach You in Business School
Jan 14, 2016 Lisa Chicules
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This episode is about “Leading through Change” – are you ever really prepared? How do you lead through significant change? How do you lead through an IPO? How can it impact your business model, your succession planning and your culture? My guest and I are going to chat about these challenges and more through a shared experience. We both worked at an organization that went through significant change and would like to reflect on the impact this transition had on the organization, its...
Chat with Chicules: What They Couldn’t Teach You in Business School
Jan 7, 2016 Lisa Chicules
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How do you build high performing teams? How do you build trust? How can you become corporate athletes? This episode is about teams and what it takes to build them and lead them in today’s business world. This isn’t about authority, it is about influence. This is about the Law of Solid Ground. And understanding that trust is something you have to earn as a leader. And knowing when to train, perform, celebrate and rest to be a corporate athlete. And that it is a marathon not a sprint. I will...
This episode is about Leadership and what it takes to lead today. Is leadership about authority or influence? Does the real leader hold the position or the power? Are they running the meeting or leading the people? How can you make sure you are truly leading? I will chat about all of these concepts in this weeks’ episode and share some of my experiences – what I have learned about true leadership - The successes and the failures. This is what they couldn’t teach you in business...
Chat with Chicules: What They Couldn’t Teach You in Business School
Dec 24, 2015 Lisa Chicules
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This is Part 2 of my two part series on Innovation. In Part 1, I asked: “Can innovation truly flourish in an organization or does: culture, structure and business model get in the way?” And the answer was yes, yes and yes. We explored ways to get around those barriers to innovation and how to get people to say yes to your ideas. In Part 2, I will ask: “How do you keep your idea alive?” Now that you were able to get the organization to say yes to your idea - how do you make sure that...
Chat with Chicules: What They Couldn’t Teach You in Business School
Dec 17, 2015 Lisa Chicules
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In this two part series I am going to chat about Innovation: In Part 1: How do you deliver innovation in an organization and Part 2: How do you keep it alive. So in Part 1, I will ask: Can innovation truly flourish in an organization? Or does the: culture, structure, or definition of the current business model get in the way? I will chat about my own experience in delivering innovation in a risk adverse culture, in exploring different structures and what worked and what didn’t and why and how...
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Dec 10, 2015 Lisa Chicules
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In this first episode I will tell you a bit about the show, my background, and why I have any place at all providing opinions on business today. My passion is to share stories, insights, and ideas about what I have unearthed along my journey in business and how to survive and thrive in business today. I’ll talk to you about what they couldn’t teach you in business school because you have to live it to get it. For you, I will speak with candor about what it really takes to be successful,...